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Recent blogs

Last week we held an open discussion meeting in the spirit of the original Answer Back Meetings that Norman held, for those attending Malcolm's week on Think Globally, Acting Locally. Our Warden,... Read More

We are searching for a new Community Secretary for the Othona Community. The role includes assisting the Othona Trustee Board with the organisation of the AGM and being in communication with the... Read More

The minutes are now available for the Bradwell Centre Committee meeting held on Saturday 29th June 2019.

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Upcoming Events

Thu 25 Jul Sun 28 Jul 2019
A weekend of learning to sing shape note music in the second shape (do re mi) tradition.
Mon 29 Jul Sat 3 Aug 2019
**Children are free for this event**- Build your own up-cycle puppet and create the world they live in with found things.
Sat 3 Aug Sat 10 Aug 2019
Join us for an exciting week of music and film making based on John Milton's poem "Paradise Lost".
Sat 10 Aug Sat 17 Aug 2019
An international week featuring food and activities from around the world.
Sat 17 Aug Sat 24 Aug 2019
Music Week - Back to Nature.